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When Disaster Strike...
Solar losses caused by natural catastrophes are reaching alarming proportions. Natural catastro....
Utilizing Electric...
With the global movement towards a decarbonized energy grid, sustainable energy technologies are bec....
Hydrogen for a Clean...
As many states are working through their legislation session, policy makers throughout the country h....
Designing Solar for ...
As extreme weather impacts from climate change become increasingly widespread, solar developments ar....

CURRENT ISSUE


Fall Protection at Extreme Height
By law, work at height requires safety measures to adequately protect the worker. It stands to reason, then, that work at extreme height requires extreme safety measures. OSHA mandates fall protection: in general industry for heig....
New York Bight: An Offshore Wind Milestone
This past February, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) conducted Atlantic Wind Lease Sale 8 (ATLW-8), auctioning six offshore wind lease areas in the part of the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf lying between New York and New Jersey known a....
On Guard – Remote Blade Monitoring in Extreme Weather
Wind turbines that are used for power generation around the world come with operational challenges, as do all forms of power generation. Extreme weather and a changing climate can pose an exceptional threat to wind energy assets. Turbine blades are c....
SKF launched a new tool within its Tools and Equipment product line that simplifies the critical task of lubrication. The Lincoln dual-pisto....
Reduce both bat fatalities and curtailment costs using SMART (Song Meter with Analysis and Remote Transfer) from Wildlife Acoustics. The rug....
WindESCo Swarm is the wind industry’s off-the-shelf solution for targeted, fleet-wide wind optimization. The technology enables turbi....
Vestas’ V162-6.8 MW is globally applicable and combines an increased power rating and operational flexibility to deliver up to 7% ann....

When Disaster Strikes: Utility PV plant recovery minimizes revenue loss due to extreme weather
Solar losses caused by natural catastrophes are reaching alarming proportions. Natural catastrophe losses in 2019 were 25 times higher than non-weather-related solar losses in 2019.  When the winds relent and the floodwaters recede,....
Trenchless Solar Cable Management: Above ground cabling alternative delivers above average results
The ultimate goal of every solar plant is to harvest as much clean energy as possible while consuming the fewest resources. Profitability depends on squeezing the most wattage out of every dollar spent on materials, labor, and repairs. Advances in....
When Solar Goes Polar; How to get durable, reliable PV in Extreme Northern Conditions
Utility-scale PV projects throughout the Northeast face the extremes: brutal cold, heavy snow loads, winds, rocky soils, and frozen ground that can result in devastating frost heave conditions. With most of the choice flat sites already built out, de....
The new Sparta 2 is a fresh update on KEEN Utility’s core athletic work sneaker, designed for light industrial tasks, warehouse work,....
The CRIMPFIX R VARIO, by Weidmüller, enables the simple processing of various cross-sections from 0.5 – 2.5mm² (AWG 20–1....
The Animal Guard Bender by Slick Tools is a customizable tool used to bend critter guard into rigid C channels. The added structural integri....
Panasonic introduced two new series of EverVolt solar modules to its portfolio of high-performing residential solar solutions, including the....

Energy Storage

Rising Lithium Prices Fuel EV Anxiety
As the price of lithium has skyrocketed over 400 percent in the past year, the demand for lithium-ion batteries is more intense than ever. Lithium’s moniker is ‘white petroleum’ due to dramatic need for supplies from the rise of ....
Utilizing Electric Resistance Heat for Thermal Energy Storage Systems
With the global movement towards a decarbonized energy grid, sustainable energy technologies are becoming more and more prevalent. As advantageous as sustainable energy is, however, it comes with one significant downfall; it is heavily reliant on env....
Hydrogen for a Cleaner, More Resilient Country
As many states are working through their legislation session, policy makers throughout the country have a significant opportunity to pursue a path to meeting climate and decarbonization goals by passing meaningful hydrogen legislation. There is treme....
Delta-Q Technologies’ (Delta-Q) XV3300 combines a high-performance 3.3kW charger, a 500W DC-DC converter, and an EV charging station ....
BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) has introduced a lithium iron phosphate battery-electric Type D school bus with safety features and pe....
JOLT Energy’s MerlinOne is a mobile and flexible charging station. Its high-power technology enables fast charging and due to its int....
Fortress Power’s new Lithium Iron Phosphate battery, the eVault Max 18.5, packs the essential features of the eVault battery into a r....

Energy Efficiency

Building Resilience: Now is the time to invest in natural hazard risk management
From raging wildfires in Australia at the start of 2020, to the devastating flash flooding across much of Europe in July 2021, recent years have been scattered with natural hazard events that have destroyed property and infrastructure, devastated bus....
It’s Time We Stopped Talking About the Hydrogen Rainbow
The hydrogen energy industry typically differentiates final products in “colors of the rainbow,” such as gray, green, purple, and blue, with each corresponding to a particular carbon intensity. No single color of hydrogen, however, is the so....
Navigating the Era of Disruption with Digital Infrastructure Solutions
If the past few years taught us anything, it’s that disruption is the new normal. Whether it’s supply chain interruptions, new COVID-19 variants, changing cybersecurity attack vectors, or increasingly unpredictable and more damaging extreme weath....
Aircuity’s new “Airside” Energy Dashboard lets building owners quickly identify which areas across the entire portfolio a....
Created in partnership with Recurve, the Demand FLEXmarket provides tools to measure hourly reductions in energy use that will allow MCE to ....
Endress+Hauser launched iTEMP TMT142B, new generation smart temperature transmitter with Bluetooth. The transmitter delivers accurate and re....
Franklin Energy’s Curist provides personalized participation paths designed to benefit both utilities and their customers. Curist is ....